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Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

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Calories per serving: 62
Fat per serving: .9g

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (7 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 6 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1 bunch of scallions
  • 1 small or 1/2 large bunch of dill
  • 4-6 tbsp of fresh olives or capers
  • Juice of 1/2 lime or 1 lemon
  • freshly ground black pepper

Details

Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Adapted from cookingquinoa.net

Preparation

Step 1

Cut off a thin slice from each tomato top. Scoop out the seeds and the pulp and transfer to a bowl. Discard the harder parts of the tomato core.
In the bowl, combine the tomato pulp/seeds with cooked quinoa, capers/olives, chopped dill and scallions. Add lime/lemon juice and mix well
Fill up the hollowed out tomatoes with the quinoa mixture
Grind some fresh black pepper on top and enjoy!

Notes

Servings 6, Calories 62, Fat .9g, Carbohydrates 12g, Protein 2.8g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 179 mg, Fiber 2.7g, Sugars 3.6g, WW Pts 2

Tip: you can use any tomato variety although the juicier and medium-sized ones such as slicer or heirloom tomatoes would work best.

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